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FIFA Council member Nyantakyi arrested on return to Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) FIFA Council member and Ghana Football Association head Kwesi Nyantakyi was arrested upon his return to his home country on allegations of corruption following a complaint made against him by the Ghanaian president. Police spokesman David Eklu confirmed to The Associated Press that Nyantakyi, also the senior vice president of the Confederation of African Football, was taken ...

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Honda, Kagawa named to Japan squad for Ghana friendly

TOKYO (AP) Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa were named on Friday to Japan’s squad for an international friendly on May 30 against Ghana in Yokohama. Japan is expected to name its 23-man squad for the World Cup on May 31, several days ahead of the June 4 deadline. Friday’s announcement was the first indication of the players new head coach ...

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Ghana and Nigeria make it five in a row

Ghana and Nigeria have qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 Fifth time in a row that the two nations have reached the world finals in the age group Both recorded five wins and a draw in qualifying, scoring over 20 goals each and conceding only two apiece Nigeria and Ghana have continued their habit of qualifying ...

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Ghana, Nigeria return to global finals

Ghana and Nigeria qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 17 teams participated in Africa’s qualifiers Nigeria defeated South Africa 8-0 on aggregate, Ghana defeated Cameroon 4-1 on aggregate Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa. After a qualification process that involved ...

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Ghana, Nigeria return to global finals

Ghana and Nigeria qualify for FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 17 teams participated in Africa’s qualifiers Nigeria defeated South Africa 8-0 on aggregate, Ghana defeated Cameroon 4-1 on aggregate Ghana and Nigeria booked Africa’s two tickets to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 with wins over Cameroon and South Africa. After a qualification process that involved ...

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Ghana opens investigation into soccer corruption, fixing

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) Soccer officials in Ghana have opened an investigation into bribery, match-fixing and corruption. Details of matches or officials under suspicion were not specified in a statement from the Ghana Football Association’s ethics committee. The association says it is investigating concerns about ”the sanctity of the game in the country.” The statement adds that ”officials who have made ...

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Going To Ghana: Hygiene Saves Lives

At 6:00 am my alarm goes off and I step out of bed to walk to my bathroom sink and splash my face with some warm, clean water. By 6:30 I fill a pot with water for my morning coffee. I squeeze a fresh lemon into a glass of water and drink every last sip. By 7:00 am I’m out ...

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Ghana win all-African clash in Navi Mumbai

Ghana defeat fellow African side Niger in Navi Mumbai Ayiah and Danso with the goals for the Black Starlets Ghana to meet Mali in quarter-finals Ghana defeated Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another ...

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Ayiah: Ghana can go all the way

The scorer of two goals at India 2017, Ayiah is out for more “We won our group and now we’re looking to go as far as we can” “The No6 jersey is a lucky one for me, and I’m going to keep it” In giving an exclusive interview to FIFA.com, Ghana captain Eric Ayiah revealed that he and his team-mates ...

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